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  1. CMC Thursday Night Poetry Jam

    Gainesville’s longest-running open mic poetry reading–25 years and counting. All styles invited–from Beat to Baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic, and everything in between. All forms of word-based art welcome: poetry of every possible sort, short prose, miniature theatrical pieces, word-centered performance art,…

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  2. Camellias and Their Connection to Local Medical History

    Did you know that the American Camellia Society was established on the University of Florida campus in 1946? UF Associate Professor Dr. Alice Rhoton-Vlasak will join us to share about the fascinating history of the relationship between horticulture and medicine, specifically in Alachua County. Eventbrite…

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  3. Free Fridays Concert Series | Cancelled due to IAN

    Each Friday from 7 PM – 9 PM Sept 30:  Showtime (R&B /Soul)  CANCELLED DUE TO IAN Oct 7:  The Last Walz (The Band Tribute) Oct 14:  Morningbell (Pychedelic Rock and Soul) Oct 21:  The Imposters (The Beatles Tribute) Brought to you by the City…

  4. Carillon Recital

    The Saturday Evening   Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital. Programs are distributed at the south base of the tower and listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for…

  5. Jazz on the Green Series

    4949 Celebration Pointe Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608 The Second Saturday of Every Month – 7 PM to 9 PM If you enjoy Jazz you will love this series!  Bring your lawn chair, enjoy the open air show in the cool of the evening!    

  6. Museum Nights: Noche de Museo

    Experience art and culture from across Latin and Indigenous America through tours, activities and dance. Storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar will present Stories of Florida-Con Sabor! in Spanish and English. Embark on a journey into the imagination that connects the people and cultures of Florida, con…

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  7. An African American and Latinx History of the United States

    How does US history look when we place Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa at the center of the story between 1776 to present? How does our understandings of the national narrative change when we juxtapose the American Revolution with the Haitian Revolution and the…

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  8. Play All Night! Duane Allman and the Journey to Fillmore East

    Public historian and musician Dr. Bob Beatty explores the life and genius of the late Duane Allman in his new book “Play All Night! Duane Allman and the Journey to Fillmore East.” Admission is free, but registration is required. The 1971 Allman Brothers Band album…

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